HBR : How Companies Say They’re Using Big Data

HBR : How Companies Say They’re Using Big Data

By Randy Bean   Are companies seeing any value to their investments in “big data”? I’ve been surveying executives of Fortune 1000 companies about their data investments since 2012, and for the first time a near majority – 48.4% — report that their firms are...
Huffington post : What Happens If Uber Fails?

Huffington post : What Happens If Uber Fails?

The lesson here is that people trying to raise venture capital shouldn’t be worried about what Uber, specifically, might do to the economy if the company fails.   The thing about a market bubble is that you don’t really know how big it is until it pops. So it...
HBR : Surviving M&A

HBR : Surviving M&A

By Mitchell Lee Marks, Philip Mirvis and Ron Ashkenas   For individual managers and employees, a merger or acquisition (M&A)  is not just a corporate strategy; it’s a personally disruptive—often traumatic—event. What C-suite executives and consultants...